BP has won a key court victory in the US that will limit the amount of compensation the oil giant will have to pay following the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010.
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Friday 19 August 2011
The man who admits massacring 77 people in Norway has appeared at an Oslo court hearing to decide whether he should be kept in isolation.
Thursday 18 August 2011
An Indian couple who met at a UK law firm where they both worked are claiming wrongful dismissal because of discrimination by caste.
Friday 12 August 2011
A Hong Kong court has rejected Birmingham owner Carson Yeung's bid to attend the club's first home game of the season.
Thursday 21 July 2011
The father of murdered British teacher Lindsay Hawker said his family had finally achieved justice after her killer was jailed for life in Japan today.
Saturday 16 July 2011
A federal appeals court ordered the military to temporarily continue its "don't ask, don't tell" policy for openly gay service members, responding to a request from the Obama administration.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
A polygamous American family with a reality TV show plan to challenge the Utah bigamy law that makes their lifestyle illegal. A Washington attorney, Jonathan Turley, said he would file the lawsuit in Salt Lake City's district court today.
Monday 04 July 2011
A man has admitted raping and strangling British teacher Lindsay Ann Hawker - but said he did not intend to kill her.
Wednesday 15 June 2011
A serial rapist who preyed on lone women walking or biking in the small central Swedish town of Orebro has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for a string of attacks between 2005 and 2010, a district court ruled today.
Friday 06 May 2011
Federal prosecutors have narrowed their criminal case against Allen Stanford, the Texas financier accused of running a $7 billion Ponzi scheme.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
An aide to the judge who sentenced Mikhail Khodorkovsky to six more years in prison stepped down yesterday, weeks after saying the verdict was dictated by more senior members of the judiciary.
Friday 11 March 2011
A multi-millionaire fraudster is facing up to 20 years in a US jail after admitting ripping off thousands of investors in Britain's biggest "boiler room" scam.
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
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Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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